Maynard “Matt” Schnell is the ITT Telecom Manager at Nebraska Public Power District. He has worked in the Telecom industry for 39 years in management, engineering, and field operations/maintenance. He is currently Immediate-Past Chairman of UTC. Matt served as chair of the UTC Technical Division and chair of UTC Region 6 in the past. He is past chair of the Nebraska School Board Association. Matt is married to Deb and they have one daughter, Amanda. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard nuclear submarines for 6 years and holds a bachelor’s degree in business and master’s degree in administration from Doane College. Matt also received the Connie Durcsak Award and the Meehan Award from UTC in 2016.